Thursday, 8:30 - 10:00 AM (Rm 201a)


Core I-Zonal Flows and Structures


Pat Diamond (UCSD) - Saturation of Zonal Flows by Shearing Feedback on the Drift Wave Spectrum

Eun-jin Kim (UCSD) - Dynamics of Zonal Flow Insability and Saturation of Drift Wave Turbulence

Yanik Saranzin - (Euratom - CEA) - Generic Model of Avalanche-like Transport Controlled by Zonal Flows

Ghassan Antar (UCSD)- On Existence & Universality of Convective Radial Transport

Thursday, 8:30 - 10:00 AM (Rm 201b)


Fast Particle Transport I


Ambrogio Fasoli (MIT) - Experimental Studies of Wave-Particle Interactions on JET

Frederick Skiff (U. of Iowa) - Electrostatic Degrees of Freedom in Non-Maxwellian Plasmas

James Van Dam - Kinetic Stability of Very High Beta Plasmas





Thursday, 8:30 - 10:00 AM (Rm 202)


H-mode I: NSTX; Role of Neutrals


Rajesh Maingi - Characterization of Initial H mode Discharges in NSTX

R.J. Colchin - A Predator/Prey Model for the L-H Transition

R.J. Groebner - Role of Neutrals in the H-mode Pedestal Structure


Thursday, 10:30 AM - 12 PM (Rm 201a)


Core II- Flows and Structures (2) , Electron thermal transport: Critical Gradients


Stephanie Champeaux (UCSD) - Dynamics of Streamer Formation & the Impact on Turbulent Transport from Drift Modes

Ozgur Gurcan (UCSD) - Streamer Generation via Secondary Instability of Coherent Drift-ITG modes

Dan Baker (GA) - Ion Temperature Critical Gradients in DIII-D

Tuong Hoang - Critical Threshold in Electron Transport on Tore Supra

Thursday, 10:30 - 12 PM (Rm 201b)


Fast Particle Transport II



Boris Breizman - Alfven Mode Cascades with Time-Dependent Frequencies

Gerrit Kramer (PPPL) - The Magnetic Safety Factor Before and After Sawteeth Investigated with Toroidicity & Ellipticity-induced Alfven Eigenmodes

General Discussion





Thursday, 10:30 - 12 PM (Rm 202)


H-mode II: EDA, Quiescent H-Modes and Edge Similarity


Martin Greenwald - EDA H-mode and its Relation to the Microstability of the Pedestal

Charles M. Greenfield - Transport Properties of the Quiescent Double-Barrier Regime QH-mode on DIII-D

Rick Moyer - Edge Similarity Experiments on C-Mod and DIII-D


Thursday 1:00 - 3:30 PM Posters only. Session until 3:30; remain up through 5 PM Friday

Thursday 3:30 - 5:30 PM (Rm 201b)


Thermal Transport, Experiment: Critical Gradients , Transient Responses


Sandro Jacchia - Electron Transport and Temperature Critical Gradient Length in FTU ECH Experiments

Carlo Sozzi (IFP-CNR) - Preferred Temperature Profiles in Stationary ECH Experiments

Ken Gentle - Sawteeth as a Measure of Electron Stiffness &endash; Comparison of C-Mod and DIII-D

Jim DeBoo - Modulated ECH Studies on DIII-D

Frederic Imbeaux - Evidence of Critical Te Gradient in Electron Heat Transport by Modeling of ECH Modulation Experiments in ASDEX-U

Thursday 3:30 - 5:30 PM (Rm 201a)


Core III - Barriers and Transport Control: Double Barrier Regimes


Catherine Fiore (MIT) - Study of Internal Transport Barriers on Alcator C-Mod

Charles M. Greenfield (GA) Transport Properties of the Quiescent Double Barrier

Jean-Noel Leboeuf - Comparisons of Nonlinear Global Gyrokinetic Calculations with Exp’l Results for DIII-D-like plasmas

Diego del-Castillo-Negrete (ORNL) - High Confinement Modes with Multiple, Shear-flow-induced, Transport Barriers

Aike Wang (Southwestern Institute of Physics, Chengdu, China) - Synergistic Effects of Safety Factor and Sheared Flows on Internal Transport Barriers in Reverse Shear Plasmas

Thursday 3:30 - 5:30 PM (Rm 213)


Modelling I: Profiles and Profile Dynamics; Tools


Jon Kinsey (GA) - Relative Roles of ExB shear and Alpha Stabilization in Predicting ITB’s

Vassili Parail (JET) - Predictive Modelling of JET Plasmas with Edge and Core Transport Barriers

Glenn Bateman (Lehigh) - Improved Transport and Edge Models for Integrated Modelling Codes

A.L. Rogister (Julich) - First principle model of internal transport barriers in negative central shear discharges


Thursday 3:30 - 5:30 PM (Rm 202)


H-mode III: Turbulence Dynamics


George McKee - Studies of Turbulence Flow Shear Dynamics with BES on DIII-D

C. Holland - Increased Nonlinear Coupling Between Turbulence and Low Frequency Fluctuations at the L-H Transition

Paul Terry - A Critical Assessment of Transport in Strong Probe-Induced Flow Shear



Friday, 8:30 - 10 AM (Rm 201b)


Electron Thermal Transport: Theory, Simulation


Jim Callen (U. Wisconsin) - Possible Electron Thermal Transport Processes

T.S. Hahm - Gyrokinetic Simulations of Electron Transport and Confinement Scaling

Roger Jasper (FOM) - Electron Transport Barriers and Filaments in TEXTOR-94



Friday, 8:30 - 10 AM (Rm 201a)


Core IV: Barriers, Microstability Analysis


Clarisse Bourdelle (PPPL) - Microinstability Analysis of Experimental NSTX Plasmas

Robert Budny (PPPL) - Microturbulence and Flow Shear Calculations for High-Performance JET ITB Plasmas

Michael Shats (Australian National University) - First Experimental Evidence of Non-Ambipolarity of Fluctuation-Driven Transport and the Role of the Finite Larmor Radius

T. Bose (Columbia University) - A Basic Experiment on Isotope Scaling of Transport

Friday, 8:30 - 10 AM (Rm 202)


Fast Particle Transport III


Henrik Bindslev (FOM) - Fast ion Dynamics Measured by Thomson Scattering

Bill Heidbrink (UC Irvine) - Neutral Particle Measurements of the Pitch Angle Scattering Rate

Takashi Mutoh (NIFS) - High Energy Particle Behavior in LHD

General Discussion

Friday, 10:30 AM - 12 PM (Rm 201b)


Electron & Transient Thermal Transport: Experiment


Max Austin (Auburn) - Transport and Rational q Surfaces in DIII-D NCS Plasmas

King-Lap Wong (PPPL) - Fast Electrons as Test Particles of Electron Transport

Paola Mantica (Jon Kinsey, V. Parail) - Perturbative Transport Studies in JET Optimised Shear Plasmas

Friday, 10:30 AM - 12 PM (Rm 202)


Modelling II


Andris Dimits (LLNL) - Results on Toroidal ITG Turbulence from Nonlinear Gyrokinetic Simulations

Ron Waltz (GA) - Continuum Gyrokinetic Turbulence Simulations with Profile Shear Stabilization and Broken GyroBohm Scaling in a Finite Radial Annulus

Scott Parker (Colorado) - Kinetic Electron Effects on Zonal Flows

X.M. Qiu (Southwestern Institute of Physics, Chengdu, China) - Optimization of Electron Density and Temperature Profiles in Tokamaks via Safety Factor

Friday, 10:30 AM - 12 PM (Rm 201a)


Core/L-H Talks/Discussion: Turbulence Diagnostics and Analysis I


Tony Peebles (UCLA) - Recent Results and Future Plans for Core Turbulence Measurements on DIII-D

C. Rost (MIT) - Comparison of Edge Fluctuation Measurements from PCI, BES, Probes, and Reflectometry on DIII-D

Raffi Nazikian (PPPL) Results and 2-D Simulation of Correlation Reflectometry on JT-60

William A. Amatucci (NRL) - Laboratory Investigation of the Plasma Response to Strongly Sheared Flows

Friday, 1:30 - 3 PM (Rm 201b)


Electron thermal transport/Modelling


Bill Dorland (U. of Maryland) - Collisionality Scaling of Anomalous Transport

Frank Jenko (IPP) - Physics of Electron Profile Stiffness

Bruce Scott (IPP) - Physics of Zonal Flows in Drift Wave Turbulence in Tokamak Geometry

Arnold Kritz (Lehigh) - The National Transport Code Collaboration (NTCC)



Friday, 1:30 - 3 PM (Rm 202)


Fast Particles IV


Nikolai Gorelenkov (PPPL) - Sub-Ion Cyclotron Freq. Modes in NSTX as Compressional AE Instabilities

M. Gryaznevich (Culham) - Energetic Particle-driven MHD on ST’s

Donald Spong (ORNL) - Energetic Particle Physics in Low Aspect Ratio Stellarators



Friday, 1:30 - 3 PM (Rm 201a)


Core/L-H: Turbulence Diagnostics and Analysis II: Experiment


George McKee - Studies of Turbulence Flow Shear Dynamics with BES on DIII-D

Mark Gilmore (UCLA) - Application of Complex Dynamics Analysis to DIII-D Turbulence Data

William Nevins (LLNL) - Analysis and Characterization Seen in Computer Simulations

Dave Ross (U. Texas) - Turbulence Simulation and Comparison with Experiment

Friday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM (Rm 213)

Modelling Discussion



Friday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM (Rm 202)

L-H Discussion

Friday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM (Rm 201a)

Core/Transient Transport Discussion

Friday, 3:30 - 5:00 PM (Rm 201b)

Fast Particle Transport Discussion